I wasn’t looking for a new favorite country.
Welcome to the Mexico Travel Awards Show presented by Planet Bell. Last fall, I traveled for two months through 13 Mexican states, from the north to the south, from the Baja to the Yucatan, and points in between. Here is a map of where I went: […]
Outside of Europe, Mexico has arguably the greatest collection of cities anywhere in the world. Many of the grand colonial cities are well-known, like San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Oaxaca and Puebla. However, My favorite colonial city turned out to be lesser known Morelia, capital city […]
“Knowing that a place like this exists makes me feel better about the world,” I said while looking out over the main plaza of Cuetzalan as kids played tag in front of the colonial church, indigenous women in traditional dress walked by with armloads of flowers, […]
I didn’t know what to expect from the Day of the Dead festivities in Oaxaca, and I was trying not to get my hopes up. After all, many things in this world don’t live up to the hype: New Years Eve, most Super Bowls, Star […]
This week we went to Chichen Itza, and as expected, the ancient Mayan ruins lived up to the hype. One unexpected thing: the people watching was nearly as good as the monument watching. We arrived to Chichen Itza shortly after it opened and spent two […]